Claire's New Cookbook: 240 Pages of 5 Ingredient Fixes

Our own Claire Robinson has a new cookbook out this month, and it’s 240 pages of the fresh, simple fare you love from her Food Network show, 5 Ingredient Fix. Claire shot the cover photo at one of her favorite places on Earth: New York City's Union Square Greenmarket, where you can often find her roaming around, getting inspired and selecting the ingredients for her recipes.

5 Ingredient Fix in print makes a great holiday gift for a novice cook, a busy mom or anyone who doesn’t want to lug home dozens of groceries just to make one meal.

Claire is all about simplifying food without sacrificing flavor. Think it’s impossible to bake with just five ingredients? Claire did too, she tells us, when she first started shooting 5 Ingredient Fix. But recipes like her Millionaire’s Shortbread (featured in the cookbook) will prove that it can be done—with delicious results.

What else will you find in the book? Party-worthy recipes and tons of ideas for weeknight dinners—think updated comfort food like Cheesy Penne and Buttermilk Pecan Chicken.

Buy Claire’s book and tune in for new episodes of 5 Ingredient Fix on Sundays at 10:30am/9:30c.

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